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Proposal Coordinator Salary

An average Proposal Coordinator in the United States can expect to take home roughly $49K per year. Residence and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. Job satisfaction for Proposal Coordinators is high. Female Proposal Coordinators make up most of the survey respondents at 78 percent. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$36,489 - $74,681
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$36K
$49K
$75K
MEDIAN: $49,314
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$14.62 - $28.78
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MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$36,489 - $74,681  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,979  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,107 - $74,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 336
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Hourly Rate
$14.62 - $28.78  
   
Overtime
$21.51 - $44.91  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,979  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$36,107 - $74,049  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74

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Job Description for Proposal Coordinator

The proposal coordinator's primary responsibility is to coordinate all of the necessary steps to deliver proposals to clients. The job comes with strict deadlines, as well as strict requirements to meet clients' quality standards and detailed requirements. Specific tasks performed by proposal coordinators include working on bids and conducting background research required for proposals, supporting various departments by performing related activities, and performing large amounts of writing and editing. As such, written and verbal communication skills are extremely important to this job, along with strong organizational skills, proficiency with basic computer programs, and strong analytical abilities.

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Proposal Coordinator Tasks

  • Edit and rewrite proposals, including creating templates and boilerplate text.
  • Draft proposals and communicate across teams to get input and meet deadlines.
  • Coordinate and maintain team documentation efforts for responses to RFPs, RFIs, and other calls.
  • Analyze requirements and ensure that proposals meet requirements.

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Popular Skills for Proposal Coordinator


Proposal Coordinators report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Graphic Design, Project Coordinating, Proposal Writing, and Desktop Publishing are correlated to pay that is above average. Most people skilled in Microsoft Office are similarly competent in Proposal Writing.

Pay by Experience Level for Proposal Coordinator

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $47K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $56K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Proposal Coordinators see a median salary of $62K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Folks who have racked up more than 20 years in the field report incomes that aren't that much higher than less experienced individuals' earnings; the veterans make just $68K on average.

Pay Difference by Location


For Proposal Coordinators, busy Arlington offers a higher-than-average pay rate, 42 percent above the national average. Proposal Coordinators will also find cushy salaries in Denver (+22 percent), Washington (+18 percent), Reston (+16 percent), and Atlanta (+5 percent). Trailing the national average by 13 percent, Houston is the market with the smallest paychecks. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Fairfax (6 percent lower) and Pittsburgh (3 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Proposal Coordinator Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%



National Average
$49,000


Skills That Affect Proposal Coordinator Salaries

Graphic Design
up arrow 8%

Proposal Writing
up arrow 2%

Project Coordinating
up arrow 2%

Desktop Publishing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$49,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Editing
up arrow 2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 78 votes.

Gender

Female
78 %
Male
22 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 85%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 8%
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